Here To Serve

Name: Robert M. Waterman, A.A., B.A., M.Div., DMin.

Education: Drew University Madison, NJ, New York Theology Seminary New York, NY, Hunter College of the CUNY, NY, Hostos Community College/City University Bronx, NY

Mini Biography: Married to Lola O. Waterman and father to Nia Sade Waterman. Undeviating and persuasive, Robert M Waterman is a man after God's own Heart.  Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Hemingway, South Carolina, he was an astute, energetic and athletic young man. He studied hard and participated vigorously in church, school and sports. He received his undergraduate degrees in Social Science, Political Science and Communication from The City University of New York, Hunter College. While in college, he held a full time job as a Mechanical Engineer and remained in this position for over twenty years.  He has been the Recipient of the Belle Zeller Scholar and New York University Scholarship. All American Academic Team, Deans list, College Scholarship Talent Roster. He later pursued a Masters Degree from NY Theological Seminary and a Doctorial Degree in Ministry from Drew University. For the past twelve years, Dr. Waterman has served as Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church located in the Bedford Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn.

​Throughout his life, Robert M. Waterman has continually served in leadership positions with a variety of civic and cultural organizations such as, the NAACP, the Black Brooklyn Empowerment Convention, the African American Clergy and Elected Officials Organization of Brooklyn (AACEO), the Black Leadership Commission on AIDS of New York City (BLCA), Watchful Eyes, Central Brooklyn Flu Steering Committee and Community Board No. 3 where he serves or has served as Chair of the Ecumenical and Transportation Committees.  He is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Society, International Scholastic Order and of Kappa Alpha Ps Fraternity, Inc.

About Robert M. Waterman 

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Family comes first. 
  • Integrity matters.
  • Justice should prevail. 
  • Service above self. 
  • Honesty is a given. 
  • Humility is a gift. 
  • Taking care of your own is a must. 

Robert M. Waterman

Pastor/Educator/Business Owner


My Values 

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."

John F. Kennedy